2018 ZRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE HOST ANNOUNCEMENTApril 24, 2017 The ZRA Annual Conference Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 ZRA Annual Conference will be hosted by The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. We wish to thank Brigid Randle, Registrar, and Allen Monroe, President/CEO, for this exciting opportunity to visit their renowned institution!
Fun for the whole the family, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is an AZA-accredited zoo and botanical garden representing the desert environments of North America and Africa with more than 1,200 protected acres and 450 native and exotic animals. Founded in 1970, The Living Desert welcomes guests of all ages to learn about and appreciate the world’s desert plants and animals through interactive exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails, interactive shows, giraffe feeding, keeper chats, camel rides and more. It’s an oasis of family fun to explore nature and create meaningful experiences for guests that are remembered for a lifetime. Focused on desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation, The Living Desert works every day to help save species from extinction and inspire guests to care for the natural world we all value.
2018 Conference Dates: 8 October – 14 October 2018